Media, Entertainment & Sports - McDermott Will & Emery



Media, entertainment and sports are highly competitive and often interconnected industries driven by creativity, innovation and consumer preference. With their intricate dynamics and changing needs, companies in this space need counsel with unique understanding of the landscape and the legal issues that come with it. Our team can rise to the occasion with practical advice, battle-tested strategies and creative solutions backed by acumen and industry knowledge.

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  • Developed and delivered cutting-edge, anti-harassment programs used around the world in television and film production, including by the Association of Motion Picture Television Production signatories (which includes hundreds of producers and production companies)
  • Obtained a directed verdict and court-ordered attorneys’ fees for a large media company in a jury trial of a competitor’s claim that our client and a third competitor conspired to eliminate the plaintiff from the billboard advertising business in central Florida
  • Represented an international television studio in its investment in a British content-focused subscription video on demand platform with its joint venture partners

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